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Late night reading. Photographing by the light of the moon. Finding a beautiful world at the dark bottom of a lake. The mystery of the night and of darkness attracts the eight artists featured in this video – and for very different reasons. Discover them here.
“Most artists have terrible childhoods”. Meet 12 exceptional contemporary artists who reflect upon their early years and how it shaped their life and art.
"I feel very proud to be part of this resistance", says the acclaimed British writer Salman Rushdie reflecting on his book The Satanic Verses and the years of the fatwa. "Today people are much weaker. I wonder if such an act of collective solidarity would ever happen again."
"It wasn't only about me. It was a moment, when a line had to be held when you could not concede the fight", says the author of The Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie, in this outtake from a longer interview about his life and work.